If, like me, you have recently registered for a Toronto Hydro Time-of-Use [TOU] account, you will know that there is nothing like seeing your electricity use graphically displayed on a daily basis [with costs] to make you think a little more about when and how much you use your appliances.
So, in hopes of going a little greener in 2011, I have signed up for a Live Green membership card. The card, which is only one of the initiatives of Live Green Toronto, helps to you identify participating green businesses [and even save some money, as there are discounts and special offers available to members].
But, you don’t have to join Live Green Toronto to take advantage of the information on their website and the City of Toronto’s Environment page , which are full of ideas on how you can ‘green’ your life, neighbourhood, school or company. And, what better green resource is there than the library? – you’re recycling every time you borrow a book! Here are some suggestions if you want to read more: